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Would A Doctor Hear Tumour In Lung
Yes: If the doctor has normal hearing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
yes: If there is fluid in the pleural space, breath sounds are significantly diminished. ...Read more
Lung sounds : The left lung is smaller than the right so there is less air movement to hear. If this is a recent change then a chest X-ray could be done to look for other issues that could cause this ...Read more
If there is wheezing from the lungs, can a doctor hear it with a stethoscope regardless if you are exhaling from your nose or your mouth?
Yes: Yes, because the narrowing of the airway occurs in an area lower than both the mouth or the nose. It is right where the lungs are, and that is where the doctor would put the stethoscope to hear it. ...Read more
I have a friend who went to the doctor and they found a tumor in her lung area she said they cannot treat ir because it is too close to her heart ?
Doctor said my lungs are clear but i feel a huge mass in my lungs and throat. Could this be a tumor or something very wrong? Trouble breathing as well
When hearing a pleural rub in child's r lung, what co occurring symptoms determine child should go to doc on wkend? [5yo trach, baseline: clear ls]
Fever, cough, pain: In a child who has a tracheostomy, hearing pleural rubs on the right would be particularly concerning as this is the most common place to get a pneumonia in such individuals. If they have a fever, new lung sounds, pain or a new productive cough, it would be wise to seek the help of a physician soon in the event antibiotics are needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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